John H. Glenn Jr. being fitted with gloves for his spacesuit
Sienna Miller by Ryan McGinley for Vogue
Mark Rothko, No. 5/No. 22
Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Your Gaze Hits the Side of My Face), 1981. Photograph, red painted frame, 4’7” x 3’ 5”.
Kruger has explored the “male gaze” in her art. Using the layout technique of mass media, she constructed this word-and-photograph collage to challenge culturally constructed notions of gender.
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, The Swing, 1766. Oil on canvas, 2’ 8 5/8” x 2’ 2”.
Fragonard’s Swing epitomizes Rococo style. Pastel colors and soft light complement a scene in which a young lady flirtatiously kicks off her shoe at a statue of Cupid while her lover watches.
Hugo Barros, Alaska’s Busiest Seaplane Base (Stranger)
Disappointments are to the soul, what the thunderstorm is to the air. — Friedrich von Schiller